International Accelerator 2024 Program for Startups (US$25,000)

International Accelerator 2024 Program for Startups (US$25,000)

International Accelerator 2024 Program for Startups (US$25,000)

Apply for the International Accelerator’s, a 12-month program that offers foreign-born entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to live, work and develop their concept in the United States.

From free housing and office space to relocation and legal support, they provide everything the founders need to be successful, in addition to a powerful network of investors, experts and mentors who help them navigate the challenges of launching their company in the United States.

The mission is to help forward-thinking, immigrant founders join the American market.

Program Offerings

  • Introductions to investors
    • Angel investors, venture capital firms and family offices, other access to capital, including non-dilutive (with the goal to raise up to $500k)
  • Potential funding of $25K – $100K
    • in a SAFE via direct investment from IA founder, Angelos Angelou
  • Free housing ​
    • One bedroom per startup in a co-living space for up to 6 months
  • Business development assistance
    • At least 30+ introductions and strategic meetings with mentors, experts and potential clients
  • Free C-Corp incorporation
    • Free incorporation in the states of Delaware and Texas with registration as a Foreign Entity in Texas
  • Free office space
    • 1 to 3 seats, with free parking
  • Immigration services
    • VISA support and guidance, with discounted rates, to cover everything needed for relocation
  • IA team guidance and support
    • Bi-weekly meetings including the entire IA team to work with the founder helping them meet their needs
  • The network of mentors and industry experts
    • Personalized introductions to mentors and potential board advisors for longer-term support
  • Legal assistance
    • The lawyer can help with local, state, and federal government forms
  • Marketing services
    • They help revamp your marketing material, redesign your Pitch Deck, and provide a free audit for your company’s online presence
  • International business alliances
    • Introductions to international business alliances, entrepreneurship competitions, and invitations to international conferences. E.g.: SXSW, Southwest Impact Angel Network, US China Innovation Alliance
  • Growing your team
    • They consult with startups and help their teams grow by assisting with job postings, interviewing and hiring
  • Partner perks and credits
    • Cloud services and ad credits

Requirements

  • A Viable MVP
    • Startups must have at least an MVP with some early market validation or traction
  • A Unique Product
    • A unique product addressing a specific, unfulfilled need in a large and growing U.S. market
  • An Amazing Team
    • A confident and coachable management team with a high level of business and technical knowledge of the product and its market
  • A Business Model
    • A business model with an accelerated monetization strategy
  • A Foreign-Born Founder
    • A founding team with at least one foreign-born employee committed to moving to Austin, TX
  • Provide A Solution
    • Startups must address solving a significant pain point in the market.

Application Deadline: 30 April 2024

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